Bear Hunt
Saturday 19 - Wednesday 23 October

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Contemporary Art Auction
Saturday 7 September - Saturday 12 October

Contemporary Art Auction

Fully Fashioned
Manuscipts and Special Collections
Friday 6 September - Sunday 1 December

Fully Fashioned

Snow Dragon
Thursday 28 November - Tuesday 31 December

The Snow Dragon

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Lustre Makers Announced

If you love crafts that are handmade, individual and beautiful, then Lustre is a must for you and we have even more to offer you this year. See this year's makers here.

Celebrating 25 Years of the Djanogly Recital Hall

Our autumn season is particularly auspicious as it marks the 25th anniversary of the Djanogly Recital Hall. Named as one of the ‘top 10 venues for chamber music in the UK’ these concerts celebrate the Recital Hall and extraordinary musicians – internationally renowned professionals, students and teachers – who have performed in it over the years. See what's on to celebrate




Bamboozle Theatre Company

Fri 27 Sep 10am, 11.15am & 6pm (PMLD), 1.30pm (Relaxed)
Sat 28 Sep 11am, 1.30pm & 3pm (Relaxed)

Patience and Bird are waiting for rain in the dry, dusty heat of the American desert. Clanky Jane arrives with her ‘Cloud-O-Matic’ machine, but will some crazy percussion and a bit of magic make the rain come?

Featuring captivating visual effects, puppetry, live music and a sprinkling of water.

"A truly engaging, sensory performance. Can’t praise this enough." ****Priory Woods School